It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Depression Message Board

Have you had your Zinc and B complex Today?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-29-2000, 01:57 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: West Texas
Posts: 109
TrickyDick HB User
Have you had your Zinc and B complex Today?

I don't usually start a post. But I was cruzing the web and came across an article that made me remember something that my current doctor had asked me to do [insisted] when he took over my case a few months ago.
He told me to go and buy a good multivitamim and a good MULTI-MINERAL and take them everyday. I was not too concerned because I already took vitamins because I never have ate correctly. When I started reading this article (its pretty heavy reading) I understood why he insisted I take these additonal supplements. Here it is for your information.
<A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A>

If you don't want to read all of it, page down to the mental health area and other conclusions near the end.<p>[This message has been edited by TrickyDick (edited 12-30-2000).]

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 12-30-2000, 02:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
Kathryn's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Michigan USA
Posts: 113
Kathryn HB User
Re: Have you had your Zinc and B complex Today?

I have had great results taking my Maxi-B-Complex and MultiVitamin. I also take Calcium/with soy. A pharmacist friend of my sister told me what to take because in recent years a syndrome I have developed (Guillain Barre Syndrome) has prevented me from getting a flu shot. I have great things to say about my vitamins. If you can, give them a shot and remember it takes a while to get going in your system. But, you have to start sometime.

By the way, Tricky, great article!!!

Old 01-02-2001, 05:03 PM   #3
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: NE NC
Posts: 3
Happydogs HB User
Re: Have you had your Zinc and B complex Today?

Thanks for posting the link to the article. Have skimmed it and marked it for more thorough study.

One question about multi-vitamin and mineral supplements: What are the minimums of each vitamin, mineral/element, etc., that are recommended for optimum results? (maybe you have a magic link to a site with this info so you don't have to even think about typing it all out =) Thank you in advance.

Old 01-02-2001, 06:13 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: West Texas
Posts: 109
TrickyDick HB User
Re: Have you had your Zinc and B complex Today?

Supplements are a source of disagreement as you can well imagine. My thinking is moderation in all things. For example if you see on tv that taking x supplement will keep you from being bashful, don't go out and buy a pound of it and eat it like candy. Research it, ask around about it and if you order, READ the label or instructions.
Take a minimal ammount to make sure it will not kill you or make you a ravishing sex fiend. Then go from there. I have a standing rule, cause I'm poor, if it costs more per day than I would be upset about if I lost in out a hole in my pocket, I think twice about ordering or using it. Just my thoughts.
There is a site that gives gov. guidelines and such, but you know the gov. if it can be screwed up they have a team or committee ready to do it.
P. S. It is or has been proven if you smoke or drink alcohol (or do drugs) it reduces your body's ability to absorb and process the natural nutrients from food.
<A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> <p>[This message has been edited by TrickyDick (edited 01-02-2001).]

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Anyone Have a Fibroid & It Has Caused Hair Loss salty Hair Loss / Alopecia 38 05-25-2010 01:21 PM
Do I have ADD? caangelxox ADD / ADHD 1 07-26-2008 11:51 PM
Zinc / Zinc Citrate .salt Acne 2 11-20-2006 05:41 PM
No Longer Losing ANY Hair After Shampoo, But Have Question? SteveGn Hair Problems 16 08-17-2006 03:53 AM
taking zinc tablets, up to 100mg is safe apparently? beatboxkid Acne 4 04-02-2006 08:45 AM
Zinc And Acne Healthy.J Acne 10 01-10-2005 12:55 PM
zinc is great for fighting colds. smilestoday Colds & Flu 7 04-24-2004 06:15 PM
Zinc and other vitamins? Debilitor Acne 0 11-11-2002 03:47 PM
What dosages, copper zinc, selenium, etc.--depression GD Thyroid Disorders 5 04-18-2001 12:02 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:16 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!